This is your opportunity to join Swiss Re Group - one of the world's leading wholesale providers of reinsurance, insurance and other innovative forms of insurance-based risk transfer. Our business at Swiss Re is about understanding and analysing the major risks that concern the world - from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. We combine experience with expertise and innovative thinking to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. And we enable the risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. This is only possible with around 10,000 truly exceptional Swiss Re people across our group worldwide.
About the role
We are looking for a Client Markets intern to take part in the Globals business segment within the U.S. team. The Globals team is responsible for the management and growth of our largest Global customers.
About the opportunity: The role will be working directly with the Key Account Coordinators and Key Account Managers of the Globals team as well as collaborating with other functions and departments including local underwriting, actuarial, claims, accounting and finance teams. The Key Account Coordinators in this business segment are tasked with delivering Swiss Re's reinsurance solutions to global insurance. The Client Manager is responsible for setting account strategy and ensuring effective communications between the members of cross-functional account teams.
A successful candidate must be able to work at a high standard on their own as well as in a variety of project teams. They also will ensure good communication and within the Client Markets team as well as other local functions they work with.
Tasks to be performed could include:
Assist with the development of client and prospect analysis including strategy, structure, financials, buyer segmentation, etc.
Assist with the development of client strategy and action plans that align with divisional financial goals.
Monitor the insurance and reinsurance industry for market trends and developments including competitor intelligence.
Liaise with the Business Unit & local peers to ensure complete and accurate information is captured from existing systems including Client Relationship Management system
Provide services to internal customers (ad-hoc analyses, presentations, stakeholder consulting) The Globals team is responsible for the management and growth of our largest Global customers and we are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic team member to join the group.About You
About the team
REQUIREMENTS • In Junior year of an undergrad degree program • Exceptional academic performance (GPA of 3.0 and above) • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Must be self-motivated, hardworking, analytical and proactive • Must be able to work well with individuals at all levels within the organization and be able to articulate ideas Interested candidates should apply through www.swissre.com/interns. Applications will only be accepted through our website.
PROGRAM DETAILS Every year, Swiss Re offers internships to a number of bright and highly motivated students, enabling them to benefit from the company's global perspective and to discover the world. A Swiss Re internship can be much more than a temporary job - it can be your first step to a rewarding career. The program is expected to last 12 weeks, offers competitive salaries, and is offered in different Swiss Re locations.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills and team oriented approach
Willingness to be flexible and learn a variety of new skills quickly
Strong analytical background
Ability to work in global and multi-cultural environmentDuration of internship: May 21st to August 10th 2018
Swiss Re is the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer. The company operates through offices in over 25 countries. Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1863, Swiss Re offers financial services products that enable risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. The company's traditional reinsurance products and related services for property and casualty, as well as the life and heal...th business are complemented by insurance-based corporate finance solutions and supplementary services for comprehensive risk management.